Welcome to Friendship, New York.

Established in 1815.


Friendship is a town in Allegany County, New York, USA. The population was 2,004 at the 2010 census. The town's name was adopted to mark the resolution of earlier conflicts. See the History section for more information on the background. The Town is surrounded by large hills in a wide valley that runs west to east. Interstate 86 exit 29 is at the west end of the hamlet of Friendship. Gas, food and many other services are available in the Town. See the Shopping section for a more complete listing. The center of Town is located on Van Campen Creek, a tributary of the Genesee River. The Town provides a small school setting in the Friendship Central School district. In the greater area of Allegany County there are a variety of events, lodging and attractions. Check these out on discoveralleganycounty.com

The Town of Friendship is near the center of Allegany County and is northeast of Olean, New York.

Pitt Memorial Library in Friendship
Pitt Memorial Library in Friendship


Posted April 17, 2017

The Water Dept. will be flushing water hydrants on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 between the hours of 7am and 4pm. You may experience roily water and or an interruption of water service.

Posted April 12, 2017

Office Closed -4/14/17 in Observance of Good Friday

Posted March 8, 2017

Free Rabies Clinic- Saturday, April 18, 2017- 9am-12pm Behind Allegany County Office Complex, 7 Court St., Belmont, NY

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Posted February 28, 2017

The Town Board of Friendship will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Town Meeting Room, 7 Depot Street, Friendship, NY.

2/20/2017-Office CLosed
Posted February 8, 2017

Closed -Presidents' Day

Public Hearing 2/15-7:10pm
Posted February 7, 2017

Local Law to increase Justice Salary for 2017

Public Hearing 2/15/17-7:15pm
Posted February 7, 2017

Proposed Building permit fees

Budget for 2017
Posted November 5, 2016

The budget for 2017 is now available in the budget section of the website under Town Government.

Tax Maps & Assessors Information

You can search for any property by accessing the Allegany County Real Property website link, login is not required - just use the public access link, click here to use it.